THURSDAY, 28 de march

Several cases of myxomatosis in Iberian hares from the south of the country (Portugal) were recently confirmed in the National Reference Laboratory of Animal Health (INIAV, I.P.), within the scope of the + Rabbit project.

The high positivity in dead hares and in hunted animals raises justifiable concerns regarding the potential threat that this disease may constitute to the conservation of the Iberian hare.

Margarida Dias Duarte (INIAV, I.P.) [et al]

Read the article published in Vida Rural nº 1845:40-44, in http://www.iniav.pt/fotos/editor2/mixomatose.pdf

Source: Iniav (facebook)